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Tripoli Authorities Release (49) Arrested Tunisian Fishermen

The North Africa Post

Libyan authorities Monday released 49 Tunisian fishermen arrested in western Libya for illegal fishing, reports say.

The fishermen all reportedly from Sfax were caught on December 24 doing illegal fishing off Zuwara coast on board four fishing boats.

A Tunisian fishing and agriculture authority told Tunisian Tunisienumerique that the men were at Zaouia port, 50 km west Tripoli and were freed against a fine of 4,440 or 6,600 euros.